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. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right. thank you, brian. >>> investigators in fresno county say the woman killed in march by a lion may have accidentally caused her own death. they say 24-year-old diana hansen did not look the door of a feeding cage where the lion was kept. hansen's death is under a investigation by the fish and -- under investigation by the fish and wildlife department. >>> the water just came on in oakland after a water main break. the pipe burst at 24th and harrison this morning. when east bay m.u.d. crews arrived, water was gushing out at about 25 gallons a minute. about a dozen homes and businesses in the area were without service until the pipe repairs were completed at 10:30 this morning. east bay m.u.d. says the break was likely due to an aging pipe. >> occasionally, we actually get pipes that are 90, 100 years old. the typical life of a pipe you hope to be 40, 50 years. >> according to the water company the 6-inch main that broke was 63 years old. ,. >> reporter: we're live outside oracle arena. i want to show you what's happening right now. there's
who crashed into a staple's store. brian flores is live where he is talking with police about the damage and exactly what was stolen, brian? >> reporter: there is still considerable damage off of contra costa. the stores were boarded up but they whether closed when this happened. -- but they were closed when this happened. the store itself just opened about 45 minutes ago and police at this hour are looking at surveillance video and gathering any evidence from the store and from the stolen car on who may be responsible. at this point, police say a brazen criminal or possibly two stole from berkeley and crash the into a stables around 5:45 this morning. when police arrived they found $2,400 worth of laptops were stolen. police do not know if there was another car involved but at this point police would agree that thieves are driving through businesses and stealing items has become a trend and -- become a trend and people need to be aware of this. >> i don't know how you protect against a car crashing through your business. it will take some time to figure out and out how to get
developments this noontime one week after the boston marathon bombings. brian flores is live in the newsroom with the charges of lone surviving suspect faces and the key legal decision that will decide how he's prosecuted brian? >> reporter: we're learning a lot more as the investigation continues. [bell tolling] >> there was a brief funeral service for 29-year-old krystle campbell. she was one of three victims that died at the boston bombs. she was laid to rest outside of boston. the white house just announced that the lone surviving suspect, 19-year-old, dzhokhar tsarnaev, will not be charged as an enemy combatant. instead, he will be tried in the criminal court system. we also understand a brief court appearance before a federal magistrate this afternoon, while he was still in the hospital and he's also charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and one count of malicious destruction of property. he can also face the death penalty if convicted as well. now, there's also questions as to what the fbi knew at the time and did the agency drop the ball so to speak. some lawmak
the opening of the bridge. caltrans met with the metropolitan transportation commission. brian flores was there and will tell us what was said. >> reporter: good afternoon. as work continues on the bay bridge, there's still concern of about 30 or more bolts that were installed earlier this year. while officials remain confident in the bridge, there's still questions on how some bolts snapped in the first place. bridge engineers gave a public update in front of the metropolitan transportation commission. at question, 30 bolts that became fractured. when they re-examined those bolts, they found bolt fractures. this morning, officials blame hydrogen which weakens the strength of the bolts but they told the commission they don't know where it came from. >> it could have come from the manufacturing process. it could have come from the fact the bolt locations were embedded and collected rain water or other moisture and water is ht 0, right? one issue, the source of the hydrogen. >> reporter: now, officials say they've gone through many procedures and remain confident in the in the bolt manu
area but the best way to get down here is through bart. we're live in san francisco, i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. a high five to you for giving us that good look inside. appreciate take. >>> the san jose city council last night approved a deal that will bring more flights and millions of dollars to minute net toe san jose airport. the council agreed to a fifth- year lease with signature flight services. the airport will get $3 million a year in rent. signature will also build an $82 million facility at the airport for private and corporate jets. this deal is expected to generate thousands of additional flights a year at san jose international. >>> new at noon, the san francisco school district says one student used a stun gun on another this morning that was at the international studies academy in the hill district. we understand from police they say one student had the stun gun and the other began a playful tussle with him and got shot. the second student was treated and then released to his parents. >> school authorities are talking to that student as well as
:30 this morning. brian flores joins us with more. >> reporter: no question a lot has happened in a short period of time. i talked with a expert he tells me the swift work of identifying the type of bombs and identifying the suspects has been textbook, obviously we are not out of the woods yet but here what is we know now and in terms of investigations it has been fast [ explosions [ >> from the time two bombs went off at the finish line of the boston marathon on monday to the gunfire and tracking dangerous suspects today, boston has been rocked but not shake in. >> we are one city, we are a city or a community, we are a city that is not going to let the terrorists win over, we are here to work hard, we will get through this and be a stronger city as we move forward. >> 48 hours after the blast the fbi released photos and video of the two suspects. hours later police got reports of gunfire on the campus of mit, believed to have come from both of the men. an mit police officer was found shot to death in his cruiser. an hour after that they carjacked a driver and held him hostage for half an hour
dollars. i want to head over to my colleague brian flores. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. it is certainly calm now. but that certainly was not the case hours ago as you mentioned strong and gusty winds. not son-in-law effecting several residents here but throughout the bay area. they had to deal with the gusty winds, downed trees and downed power lines. several problems as well. we are in the wood side area. there are several crews dealing with downed trees and power outages from the high gusty winds. as we drove up here, we saw one down tree that knocked over a power line. it's unclear how many people are effected in the immediate area. there are a lot of homes still effected. we also caught up with a woman who's daughter had a medical emergency and evented from the power outage. they said they had to deal with it by going around the down power line by going around safely. >> my daughter is expecting twins today. she is supposed to be induced. so she had to go around this tree and walk up to 83 and get a ride down the hill to the ho
colleague brian flores. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. it is certainly calm now. but that certainly was not the case hours ago as you mentioned strong and gusty winds. not son-in-law effecting several residents here but throughout the bay area. they had to deal with the gusty winds, downed trees and downed power lines. several problems as well. we are in the wood side area. there are several crews dealing with downed trees and power outages from the high gusty winds. as we drove up here, we saw one down tree that knocked over a power line. it's unclear how many people are effected in the immediate area. there are a lot of homes still effected. we also caught up with a woman who's daughter had a medical emergency and evented from the power outage. they said they had to deal with it by going around the down power line by going around safely. >> my daughter is expecting twins today. she is supposed to be induced. so she had to go around this tree and walk up to 83 and get a ride down the hill to the hospital. >> reporter: now pg&e has been very busy dealing with power outages today. th
on the b.a.r.t. to san jose extension project. brian flores is live from hosssettler boulevard where crews will begin to dig. >> reporter: hi, pam. crews have just begun moving in here. so far traffic, pretty much moving nicely here. but that could change in the next few hours on hosssettler where lanes are we duesed. the steel -- reduced. the steel is in place. for the next few months this could become a commuter headache for those who use this road. they are digging the trench for the b.a.r.t. to cross the road. until then, the area is affected on lynndie. vta says the lane configuration will be different and reduced from three lanes to two. they will build a dedicated bike lane and pabdle pedestrian traffic. if you use this area frequently, construction is expected to last seven to nine months. they will begin a second phase and construction crews will be out here every morning from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. six days a week. official says the work condone on sundays as needed. this is all part of the 16-mile extension of the existing b.a.r.t. system to san jose, milpitas and santa clara. p
to come down to the exploratorium is through bart. >> i'm brian flores, ktvu 2 news. >>> the basketball team tried to attend a little baseball today of the the team was invited to throw out the ceremonial pitch at the a's versus the astros. >> the golden bears are coming off their final 4 appearance. >> josh rhetic hit a double. >>> a the loan survivor who took part in a ceremony for the great san francisco earthquake. >>> and our meteorologist will let us know how hot it's going to get. . >>> san francisco held itsan you'll annual survivor ceremony today. there aren't many survivors like bill any more. he got to ride in a vintage car. >>> the meteorologist joins us now and we are definitely a little bit warmer than we were yesterday. there's a lot more coming. >> i'll be talking about some 80s across the bay area, in our future especially by the weekend. >> we topped out today at 69 degrees. you see the live storm tracker. it's not here; it's way you up to the north on the pacific northwest coast line there. we have mostly clear skies and overall dry weather pattern, here to stay with
monday. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they told the jurors of the come back to your they should look into this and michael jackson's mother filed a lawsuit because the pop star died from the sedative propofol. he was convicted of manslaughter and is now in prison. ae g said michael jackson had control over dr. murray. >> michael jackson was the only one who can get rid of him at will. >> all i know is they used propofol and they used the wrong setting. >> the trial is expected to last four months. >>> one day around the bay area and from many areas giving you a live look at that sky, air quality is good to moderate. today it will be about the warmth and tomorrow it could be about the wind depending on where you are at. no clouds to speak of or fog even along the coastline. there is that rim of high pressure and that continues to bring up the temperatures and we are talking up to 90 degrees in some of our inland areas today. this is what had help to kick it up and we are talking about wind advisories with very little change and it like likes it is -- looks like it is
am brian flores, in for dave clark today. >> steve paulson is feeling better. my mom is worried about you. >> there are 10 meteorologists, 9 are doing well. >>> it will be really warm, 60s to mid-70s inland on the temperatures and it looks like big changes for tomorrow, here is sal. >>> 880 looks good and the general tone is good. i don't want to jinx it but we are looking good on the san mateo and dumbarton bridges, it is 5:00 let's go back to the desks. >>> we begin with a police involved shooting and paul chambers joins us now to tell us there are so many critical questions that need to be answered, good morning, paul. >>> we are live at the sheriff's office and we know that a police from napa is under watch after surveillance which happened just after 8:00 last night. members of the napa bureau were whapping several people. the three men were inside the car and they had them at gunpoint and they believe they had them for assault. one of the men was fitting out of the car. that man was transported to the hospital. the two other men were
morning everybody, it is thursday april 4th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >>> we have a system in during the critical hours, nothing too heavy but it has already pushed out and you can see the bands of yellow and boy, it is a fast mover even though it is coming from the south yet, look at that, there is no doubt it will give way to afternoon sunshine. am i going to janine de la vega? yes, janeane what do you have for us? >> that is all right, steve, as you mentioned, it is wet and the rain has created several problems this morning. janine de la vega is at a crash, she is there and it is too early to know if it was the wet roads which caused the crash. >> reporter: we are here on -- we are here and this white lincoln navigator crashed into a palm tree and again the roads are wet. let's go to video which was taken in the lat half hour, no other vehicles were involved in this again and the driver, for some unknown reason, we don't know if it was the slick roads
complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> good morning everybody, i am brian flores, in for dave clark today. >> steve paulson is feeling better. my mom is worried about you. >> there are 10 meteorologists, 9 are doing well. >>> it will be really warm, 60s to mid-70s inland on the temperatures and it looks like big changes for tomorrow, here is sal. >>> 880 looks good and the general tone is good. i don't want to jinx it but we are looking good on the san mateo and dumbarton bridges, it is 5:00 let's go back to the desks. >>> we begin with a police involved shooting and paul chambers joins us now to tell us there are so many critical questions that need to be answered, good morning, paul. >>> we are live at the sheriff's office and we know that a police from napa is under watch after surveillance which happened just after 8:00 last night. members of the napa bureau were whapping several people. the three men were inside the car and they had them at gunpoint and they believe they had them for assault. one of the men was fitting out of the car. that man was transport
and as brian flores explains, it involves a guy propelling down a building and some very angry birds. >> reporter: i used to cover panda watch and now i am on falcon watch. this man is going to scale and this is one of the falcon parents looking over her chicks and this work is very important. this is glenn stewart and he is the guy who will repel and watch over the chicks and he will place light aluminum bands to track the falcons and he will determine the sex of the falcons when he visit is the nest and he will be dive bombed when he visit is the nest as the natural instinct but the falcons are lucky to be alive several years ago, they were wiped out due to pesticide use and if you can't be here at the city hall, you can also go on the city's website properly named and we will follow it here as well. glenn stewart is here and we will bring you the latest on 2. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following now. oakland police are still searching for a suspected gunman who was the focus of a s.w.a.t. standoff. and on 6
morning for ktvu channel 2 morning news, dave clark as the morning off and i am brian flores. >>> it was one year ago that a gunman killed seven people and tara moriarty is at the school oikos university to tell us what is being done to honor those victims, tara? >> reporter: some of them have a private memorial, they are hosting two memorial causes to remember the victims. flowers now sit on the steps here at the school at oakland airport and seven rocks symbolize the seven killed april 2nd, 2012. they were killed by 0-year-old one goh -- 40-year-old one goh when he walked on to the campus. he was disgunning talled -- disgun talled over a distribute with to you a significants. -- tuition. today lawmakers in sacramento are scheduled to hear arguments on proposed legislation and could the new bill have pro conveniented the -- presented the -- prevented the shooting? absolutely not, they were bought legally at the time but it could create another step to purchase tuition and an authorized dealer will have to report to the state. students will
found in a car he was driving. brian flores is live in rohnert park right now with more details of this arrest. >> reporter: good morning. rohnert park police arrested 30- year-old jeffrey bois last night he's accused of a carjacking here yesterday afternoon. when police caught up with him, he had devil bullets, six 30- round magazines, a load-bearing vest and a .22 caliber rifle in the back. the victim was just leaving a store on golf course drive around 4:30. bois ordered the man to drive him to a church. when nobody was there, he told him to drive to mountain shadows plaza. the victim was unable to escape and he was unloading the guns and ammos he had into the victim's car. >> there was a flier put out and said his mom called and was supposed to be on the way to the russian consulate in san francisco and he had firearms on him. and she was concerned. >> reporter: and then he struck again in green bray, where police pointed an ak-47 rifle at a woman when she was from her truck. he ran away after hearing voices and getting spooked. he was possibly headed to the russian consulat
fire in a building at laguna and vallejo. brian flores just arrived a few minutes ago. brian, what have you found out? >> reporter: we just arrived here probably about five minutes ago. take a look. you can see a large amount of san francisco fire department crews still at this scene, at this building here. this was a large home where a three-alarm fire broke out roughly around 10:50 this morning. you can see crews mopping up the scene. it's contained. crews will be here for a while making sure there are no flareups. the flames there, fire burning. firefighters responded pretty quickly, in fact, within three minutes. firefighters were on the roof because that's where they believe the fire started, somewhere on the roof and near an attic from what we're hearing. we also understand this fire started off as a two-alarm but went to three alarms. fire officials say it happened because it was relatively windy in the city. fire, again, started near the attic portion or the roof portion. firefighters for the most part have done a good job making sure the fire did not spread to other residential
for a gunman behind an early-morning shooting and robbery at a doughnut shop. brian flores is on bayshore boulevard right now. brian, you have new information. >> reporter: that's right, dave. good morning to you. police left some time ago. as you can see here in front of the happy doughnut, business as usual. customers going inside there. but that certainly was not the case about four hours ago as there was an attempted robbery, stabbing and shooting here at this doughnut shop. police say at 3:00 a.m., a male suspect tried to rob the owner. instead of the owner backing drown, he got into a confrontation. i just spoke with the wife of the doughnut shop owner. she tells me that she opened the door at 3:00 a.m. that's the usual time that they opened. then a man about 5'8" or 5'9" pulled a gun out, put it to her head, told her to go on the floor and then demanded money. but instead of mack backing down -- but instead of backing down, the owner stabbed a suspect. there was yelling, a confrontation that led to the front of the store and that's when the su
. brian flores is on bayshore boulevard right now. brian, you have new information. >> reporter: that's right, dave. good morning to you. police left some time ago. as you can see here in front of the happy doughnut, business as usual. customers going inside there. but that certainly was not the case about four hours ago as there was an attempted robbery, stabbing and shooting here at this doughnut shop. police say at 3:00 a.m., a male suspect tried to rob the owner. instead of the owner backing drown, he got into a confrontation. i just spoke with the wife of the doughnut shop owner. she tells me that she opened the door at 3:00 a.m. that's the usual time that they opened. then a man about 5'8" or 5'9" pulled a gun out, put it to her head, told her to go on the floor and then demanded money. but instead of mack backing down -- but instead of backing down, the owner stabbed a suspect. there was yelling, a confrontation that led to the front of the store and that's when the suspect fired shots. according to the wife, her husband was shot at least three times, once on the arms and then
. 7:30. a teacher in concord is under investigation for allegedly hitting a student. brian flores is live with the video that's landed the teacher in hot water. brian? >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning. school officials say they are currently investigating the incident and the teacher in question is currently on administrative leave until further notice. take a look at the video for yourself, a video that's raising questions this morning. this is video shot apparently by another student in class. you can see them panning their cell phone camera above and below the desk. was this a case of abuse? were the students egg egging the -- egging the teacher on? this is video that won't say and this video was posted on the website yesterday. the teacher in the video is seen talking to at least a couple of students and hitting one of them with an unknown object. it happened sometime before spring break, according to websites. here is reackd from one student -- reaction from one student. >> i saw the video. >> reporter: what do you think about it? >> the person who got hit, my friend, they
investigation for allegedly hitting a student. brian flores is live with the video that's landed the teacher in hot water. brian? >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning. school officials say they are currently investigating the incident and the teacher in question is currently on administrative leave until further notice. take a look at the video for yourself, a video that's raising questions this morning. this is video shot apparently by another student in class. you can see them panning their cell phone camera above and below the desk. was this a case of abuse? were the students egg egging the -- egging the teacher on? this is video that won't say and this video was posted on the website yesterday. the teacher in the video is seen talking to at least a couple of students and hitting one of them with an unknown object. it happened sometime before spring break, according to websites. here is reackd from one student -- reaction from one student. >> i saw the video. >> reporter: what do you think about it? >> the person who got hit, my friend, they were tell
night a woman was shot and killed right in front of her 3- year-old son. brian flores is live in oakland and says a reward is being offered in this case. >> reporter: that's right. we're just blocks away from the children's hospital and research center. the only thing left from the shooting, a little bit of crime tape. there's a reward offered to help find this woman's killer. the toddler no longer has a mother. now, the shooting happened at about 8:45 last night on 54th street here in north oakland. the victim was a young woman in her early 20s. witnesses we spoke with, they didn't want to be on camera but they tell us they heard several gunshots. when police arrived, they found the woman severely wounded. the woman told us that she ran out of her car screaming but her injuries were so severe that she later died. the woman's 3-year-old son was found inside the car unharmed. he was seen playing with oakland police officers and chief howard jordan as they try to keep his mind off what happens. it's unclear exactly what they saw. oakland police have information on a suspect but they have y
's time to bring out the ropes -- means it's time to bring out the ropes and brian flores is live right now. >> reporter: san jose city hall, here is biologist glen stewart. he's been doing this for years. when you have baby falcons up there, you have angry parents and this should make for some pretty good television. glenn stewart rappelled to see the falcons. but the work he is doing is important. he's placing light bands around the falcons to mark and track them and he will determine the sex of the falcons when he visits the nest this morning. he's expected to be dive-bombed by the falcons parents. that's happened this morning. their names are clara and fernando. they were just trying to protect their young. this has been going on for several years. there's also another nest on tonight of the pg&e -- on to the of the pg&e building in san francisco. >> it's always good to see people taking care of them. >> to see something like this bird in an urban environment. it's not something that you would normally get to see. and to see them raise the chicks, to feed them in midair. it's just a
concerns on the bay bridge. and caltrans will update the problem and brine flores has a -- brian flores has more. >> reporter: caltrans has maintained all along that this faulty bolt issue would not affect the opening of the bay bridge on labor day weekend. they are keeping up with that promise so far. this morning at 9:30, caltrans will brief officials with the metropolitan transportation commission about the latest updates on the faulty bolts discovered on the bridge, in which engineers discovered 31 bolts snapped when they were installed. tests later determined that the bolts contained hydrogen and the cost to replace the bolts would be about a million dollars. but this morning, the san francisco chronicle reports reports that a second batch of bolts that were made stronger than the previous ones and from the same company were sent over and recently installed. it's also being reported so far, the bolts are holding into place. an agency spokesperson said at this point, it may be too early to tell if this is a permanent solution but so far it's looking promising. officials still want to kn
for three suspects accused of smashing a counter at a macy's and stealing jewelry. brian flores is on the story this morning and explains what the thieves got away with. >> pretty quiet here this morning in front of the sun valley mall. that was not the case last night. a police presence here as three men entered the macy's and broke into jewelry cases and robbed the store of several pieces of jewelry. this happened after 9:00 last night. it's being reported concord police originally responded here after hearing reports of shots fired. when they arrived they saw broken jewelry cases in the store. it's unclear how much jewelry was taken. also we don't have a clear description of the suspects. only it was three men wearing jackets or hoods on their heads. they also took off in a tan toyota camera which police say was found in pleasant hill. the three criminals may have ditched the camry and picked up by another car. police don't have a description of that vehicle. one man had a handgun but no shots were fired. this is not the only time the mall has been targeted. we reported back
breeding pairs in california. in san jose, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a woman in kansas said she came face to face with an escaped tiger at a circus last weekend. >> please remain seated. >> the tiger ran away from the circus ring on saturday and headed towards the ladies' bathroom. it happened just as a woman was was about to walk inside. the woman said the tiger came close enough to toucher. >> my first thought, i need to be calm, turn around, you will be fine. that's what i did. >> the tiger was only loose for a few minutes, surrounded by security and no one was hurt. >>> we're still following breaking news for you in concord. concord high school remains on lockdown. newschopper2 has just arrived over the location. these are some live pictures from the scene. once again, officials say a suspect in a fellly hit-and-run accident was seen -- felony hit- and-run accident was seen running toward the school after 11:00 a.m. following the hit-and-run crash, the suspect tried to carjack another driver before taking off running toward the school. you can see some police officers th
is code three. . >>> good morning everybody, i am brian flores. >>> and i am claudine wong, a major road is closed after a stolen car smashes into a hydrants, lorraine joins us with the latest, what is happening? >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the san francisco fire department and they are looking for a few people who fled that nissan you saw in the road, and around 3:00 an that car crashed into a muni bus and we are told it is a stolen car and the suspects were involved in a carjacking there. the suspects were driving around the city and attempted to pull it over and that's when they ended up in a chase and the car ended up here on vanness and union. you can see that one lane is closed to traffic and it is still very early in the morning so there is not a lot of cars going by. we just spoke with a neighbor but he said he didn't hear the crash but he heard the fire hydrants spewing water and police this morning are looking for two suspects who stole a vehicle, lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> we certainly had gorgeous we
will update the problem and brine flores has a -- brian flores has more. >> reporter: caltrans has maintained all along that this faulty bolt issue would not affect the opening of the bay bridge on labor day weekend. they are keeping up with that promise so far. this morning at 9:30, caltrans will brief officials with the metropolitan transportation commission about the latest updates on the faulty bolts discovered on the bridge, in which engineers discovered 31 bolts snapped when they were installed. tests later determined that the bolts contained hydrogen and the cost to replace the bolts would be about a million dollars. but this morning, the san francisco chronicle reports reports that a second batch of bolts that were made stronger than the previous ones and from the same company were sent over and recently installed. it's also being reported so far, the bolts are holding into place. an agency spokesperson said at this point, it may be too early to tell if this is a permanent solution but so far it's looking promising. officials still want t
:00. for now, i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area is enjoying a lot of sunshine. this is expected to be the warmest day of the week. want to give you a look outside at a gorgeous shot. what a change it's been. the average temperature in san francisco on this date, 63 degrees. but mark tamayo says it's 10 degrees above that average. he will be here in a few minutes to tell us how much warmer it will get and how long it will last. >>> well, president obama will meet with a dozen republicans tonight to discuss the $3.8 trillion budget he released today. the proposal was delivered to congress this morning with almost $2 trillion in deficit reductions over ten years. it includes higher taxes for the wealthy which is something that republicans staunchly oppose. but the president hopes to suggest for the first time small cutbacks to social security and medicare. >> when it comes to deficit reduction i've already met republicans more than halfway, so in the coming days and weeks, i hope the republicans will come forward and demonstra
for a suspect. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday, april 12th i'm brian flores. pam cook has the day off. let's begin with weather and traffic. steve paulson is here this is described as chambers commerce days. >> yeah. no doubt about it. a little chill in the morning air. there is plenty of 40s up in the north bay. if you enjoyed yesterday, probably today as well. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> good morning. right now we are looking pretty good around the bay area as we go out and take a look at the roads. this is a look at traffic on 880 as you drive past the coliseum. also the morning commute is being evented by road work in san francisco. northbound 101 at the 80 split. one lane is open there. it's so light that it's not really effecting traffic too much. it looks like they may be picking up the road work any time now. at 4:29 let's go back to the desk. >> thank you very much. >>> we begin billion over night trouble in one oakland neighborhood. it involved a car, a fire hydrant, and a tire shop. tara moriarty joins us live from the scene
. >> good morning, i'm brian flores. >> with have a lot going on today. a little bit of drizzle here. nothing compared to yesterday when it was flat out rain. a lot of low clouds and foggy conditions. it will be partly sunny today. clouds roll in tonight. no big deal for the giants game. they will be fine. 60s to 70 degrees. here is sal. >>> good morning. this is highway 4. also no problems on interstate 680. this is a look at 237 westbound. it's a nice looking drive as you cross 880. let's go back to the desk. >>> in over night news san francisco police are searching for a suspect accused of leading them on a high speed chase in a stolen taxi cab. paul chambers is at san francisco state university where this pursuit ended. we understand that taxi has just been removed but a pretty big crash there. >> that is correct. in the last six minutes the cab driver was given the cab to take back. it was right here behind us. there is nothing but space behind us right now. police went on a high speed chase this morning. let's take a look at the video. t
you for joining us it's friday, april 5th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm brian flores. >> with have a lot going on today. a little bit of drizzle here. nothing compared to yesterday when it was flat out rain. a lot of low clouds and foggy conditions. it will be partly sunny today. clouds roll in tonight. no big deal for the giants game. they will be fine. 60s to 70 degrees. here is sal. >>> good morning. this is highway 4. also no problems on interstate 680. this is a look at 237 westbound. it's a nice looking drive as you cross 880. let's go back to the desk. >>> in over night news san francisco police are searching for a suspect accused of leading them on a high speed chase in a stolen taxi cab. paul chambers is at san francisco state university where this pursuit ended. we understand that taxi has just been removed but a pretty big crash there. >> that is correct. in the last six minutes the cab driver was given the cab to take back. it was right here behind us. there is nothing but space behind us right now. police went on a high speed chase this morning. let's tak
'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm brian flores in for dave clark today. steve, i'm not asking for much just a little sunshine for the giants home opener. >> i think we can do that. local drizzle. but some areas of fog in the higher elevations. most of it is low cloud deck. once that burns off highs 60s to low 70s. here is sal. >>> good morning. right now highway 4 traffic looks good coming up to the willow pass grade with no major problems. traffic is looking good all the way through. also the morning commute on the san mateo bridge that traffic is moving along very nicely. let's go back to the the desk. >>> we begin our 6:00 hour with that over night chase along the peninsula. someone stole a taxi in san francisco and led police on a high speed pursuit. paul chambers is at san francisco university where this pursuit ended. >> reporter: that is correct. the cab was actually taken away from here about an hour ago. police officer told me it all started with the cab driver just trying to be a nice guy. he had a person in his car that had too much to drink. as he helped that person out of
channel 2 morning news i'm brian flores. dave clark is off today. >> time is just about 5:30. and steve says partly cloudy. partly sunny. >> partly sunny pamela. [ laughter ] >> it's going to be a little bit of both. >> that is true. thank you. good morning. low clouds and fog out there. we'll get a break today and the higher clouds will come in. everything looks good for the giants game today at 1:35. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> good way to get to that game is public transportation as you look at bart it does look good. highway 4 westbound not a bad drive coming out to the willow pass grade. also this morning we are looking at a crash in san francisco that happened at 3:00. this video shows a couple suvs got into this wreck and fell. now the crash did block all the lanes for a time. police are investigating the incident. we haven't been told yet if alcohol played a role in this crash but the lanes will reopen in about a half hour. let's go back to the desk. >>> san francisco police are searching for the suspect accused of stealin
will reopen its sunshineny -- shiny new doors. brian flores joins us live from pier 15 and are you gonna get a sneak peek inside, brian? >> reporter: i will. i will, pam. i sayour tweet. i will be tweeting some pictures there in a few minutes huge day here. the grand reopening of the explorer toial. a lot of families looking forwarded to this one. they are gonna have 150 new exhibits from the previous location but they are gonna bring back some old traditions as well. i'm bringing in sabrina smith. you are holding some very special pieces in your hands. can you explain? >> these are two of eight pieces getting added and will be permanently installed and in our dedication ceremony, we're gonna add these to the bells to signify -- we have a tradition of ringing the bell at the old museum every day to close out the day. so we found it only fitting to do this for this exhibit. these eight pieces will be installed by our speakers this morning in the opening dedication. >> reporter: all right. talk to me about how excited you are. this has to be a huge day for you. we are more than thrilled. you k
of safety at their school. ktvu's brian flores live in oakland. he's at the alliance academy where the protest is just getting started. brian? >> reporter: hi, dave. it was a major concern for many of the teachers who attend school here. as you take a look behind me. there's about 15 or so teachers right in front of the school on 98th avenue. this is a liance academy school. they are holding up signs because they are concerned about the safety and the safety of their students. the teachers say throughout their time, there were incidents involving violence with each other. kids being involved in drugs and alcohol and the problems continue to grow. they are also not receiving leadership, they say, on how to handle this. we're told phone lines don't work which can cause a safety concern, falling tiles on roofs. >> safety is our biggest kerr. we're very, very -- concern. we're very, very concerned about the safety of our students and ultimately ourselves on your campus. >> reporter: the main point teachers want to get across, the state funding, roughly about $3 million. according to th
the sidewalks this morning. the city is celebrating it's first walk to work day. ktvu's brian flores, live in san francisco. he's all over this. what do you think? does this idea have legs, brian? >> dave, man, you are just the comedian this morning. [laughter] good morning to you, dave. hopefully it will have some legs. we're live here in the mission district. we're live in front of mama-are cafe. this is one location where people will be working to work later this morning. city supervisors will be meeting with ed lee to lace up sneakers as they walk to work today. they will be meeting mayor lee at ritual coffee rosters and then to octavia street and then city hall after that. organizers say even parking a few ploks away and perhaps -- blocks away and perhaps parking will keep with the spirit as well. besides the health and environment benefits, you can earn prizes and perks, too, participate in coffee shops or giving away free coffee. you can win prizes for best blinged out coffee shops. there is a happy hour event at 5:30 and show dogs off market and taylor where you can eash prizes as
in oakland. first reported about 3:30 at 24th and harrison streets. ktvu's brian flores is right there. so when do they think the water will be back on for the folks, brian? >> reporter: just a few hours, dave. good morning to you. take a look for yourself. this is the water main break. the water relegated to the side of the street. not a huge amount of water but crews are able to come here, this morning, roughly about half an hour after the first call came in to shut down the water. so it doesn't seep more water on the streets. about seven customers starting off this morning without any water. as we look at video short early this morning, according to east bay m.u.d., they got the call at 5:30. water was gushing out at a pretty good rate at the time. the crews were able to shut it off pretty quickly. they say it's a 6-inch water pipe that ruptured. they say they were able to shut down the main roughly at 3:35. but east bay m.u.d. says only seven customers are affected, including an apartment complex and -- and a apartment complex -- and an apartment complex. crews are expected to be here
this morning. the city is celebrating it's first walk to work day. ktvu's brian flores, live in san francisco. he's all over this. what do you think? does this idea have legs, brian? >> dave, man, you are just the comedian this morning. [laughter] good morning to you, dave. hopefully it will have some legs. we're live here in the mission district. we're live in front of mama-are cafe. this is one location where people will be working to work later this morning. city supervisors will be meeting with ed lee to lace up sneakers as they walk to work today. they will be meeting mayor lee at ritual coffee rosters and then to octavia street and then city hall after that. organizers say even parking a few ploks away and perhaps -- blocks away and perhaps parking will keep with the spirit as well. besides the health and environment benefits, you can earn prizes and perks, too, participate in coffee shops or giving away free coffee. you can win prizes for best blinged out coffee shops. there is a happy hour event at 5:30 and show dogs off market and tay
for continuing coverage of the bombings in boston. coming up at 7:30, brian flores explain how those attacks are leading to tougher security here in the bay area at b.a.r.t. stations. >>> all right. right now at 7:23 when we come back, it's a chilly start to the bay area. ktvu's meteorologist steve paulson says we can expect sunny skies. we will have your full forecast coming up next. >>> interstate 880, traffic not all that bad. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the one obvious trouble spot. >>> welcome back. 7:24. unfortunately, there's been problems in the morning commute. let's check in with sal for the latest. how about the peninsula? >> well, you know, the southbound 101 commute on the peninsula, pam and dave, you know they've had the accident. the crash is here in san mateo. but the alternate route is 280 southbound. that actually does look pretty good as you drive south down the peninsula. you can rejoin 101 after 92 if you want to use 101 but i wouldn't recommend it from burlingame to san mateo at this point. as you move over to hayward and head down to the fremont a
from wounds. and several injured in boston area. brian flores is in our newsroom with the events happening today. brian. >> reporter: the city of boston continues to move forward. they are calling it boston strong. but this morning there are questions in boston about the lone surviving suspect what charges he may face and why he and his brother created bombs. now the loan suspect remains in the hospital this morning. his condition is serious. we are hearing this morning as well, he is able to communicate by writing things down. he's having a tough time because of a self-inflicted gunshot wound during gun battle with police. he may also face charges today as well. one thing that is coming out of this today is the political battle on how to question him. authorities say he cannot be tried through military commission because he is an american citizen and it's still too early to see if there are lungs to terrorist organizations. >> it is really very clear to me that the course that can be taken you've got the high value interrogation group. they are skilled. they know how to do this.
. >>> one of san francisco's most popular museums will reopen at a new and improved location. brian flores is live in san francisco and you are right where the exploratorium is opening up for festivities brian? >> reporter: yes, i have two young kids as you know and you can almost bet they will be here. but this is it, the revamped brand-new exploratorium from the embarcadero and a lot of work went into moving this to this very spot to talk a little more about that process and i want to bring in kent phillips, first of all, how excited are you about this project? >> well, for the exploratorium in general, it took many years of planning and it is all coming to ahead so we are all very excited. >> it is three times as large as the old one and talk about the work that went into demolishing the old work and putting in a new one. >>> they had a lot of issues coming out with the renovation of the peers and the structural work they had. the new building is high tech and it is also a lead project so a lot of work went into the planning for net zero building. >> a lot of families are expected to be
as the morning off and i am brian flores. >>> it was one year ago that a gunman killed seven people and tara moriarty is at the school oikos university to tell us what is being done to honor those victims, tara? >> reporter: some of them have a private memorial, they are hosting two memorial causes to remember the victims. flowers now sit on the steps here at the school at oakland airport and seven rocks symbolize the seven killed april 2nd, 2012. they were killed by 0-year-old one goh -- 40-year-old one goh when he walked on to the campus. he was disgunning talled -- disgun talled over a distribute with to you a significants. -- tuition. today lawmakers in sacramento are scheduled to hear arguments on proposed legislation and could the new bill have pro conveniented the -- presented the -- prevented the shooting? absolutely not, they were bought legally at the time but  it could create another step to purchase tuition and an authorized dealer will have to report to the state. students will show up for classes today and we know the room where the massacre stands empty, nursing classes are n
news. >>> good morning everybody, it is thursday april 4th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >>> we have a system in during the critical hours, nothing too heavy but it has already pushed out and you can see the bands of yellow and boy, it is a fast mover even though it is coming from the south yet, look at that, there is no doubt it will give way to afternoon sunshine. am i going to janine de la vega? yes, janeane what do you have for us? >> that is all right, steve, as you mentioned, it is wet and the rain has created several problems this morning. janine de la vega is at a crash, she is there and it is too early s the wet roads which caused the crash. >> reporter: we are here on -- we are here and this white lincoln navigator crashed into a palm tree and again the roads are wet. let's go to video which was taken in the lat half hour, no other vehicles were involved in this again and the driver, for some unknown reason, we don't know if it was the slick roads or if alcohol played a factor, she was in her 20s and she crashed into a palm tree and was rushed to the hospital and righ
the world and we will talk about that in a minute. >>> it is thursday, april 4th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> thank you for joining us, we are on storm watch and steve says it will be moving out here in a little bit. we have a system which came in and the afternoon commute came in and we have some moderate ants of -- amounts of rain and there are not too many reports coming in from the russian river, here is sal. there you are, what do you have for us? >> reporter: thanks, steve, i am here in candle and it's raining lightly and we have been through 880 and 280 and 17 and right now you can see the roads are definitely wet because the rain has been continuous overnight because we just came from an accident on highway 17 where the chp says rain and speed played a factor. this crash happened at 5:30 and the driver of this honda was traveling too fast on the 28th 0 northbound connector when she spun out and hit the gathered rail. she and her passenger were not injured but the driver of another pickup truck hit her. >> she disabled her headlights and the next car came around a
a student was tested was back in 2009 here at antioch high school. live in antioch, fly brian -- brian flores ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> officials say the two countries are on bridge of a nuclear war but the u.s. and south koreaian officials say there is nothing to suggest north korea is preparing for a nuclear attack and they are still a year away from having a nuclear missile which is operational. >>> and communication over the past few days with john kerry meeting with prime minister benjamin netanyahu this morning and the prime minister said he is determined not only to resume peace talks but to quote, end this conflict once and for all. john kerry also met with mahmoud abbas : >>> sal, you have the chopper working too? >> yes, there is a collision on brentwood right here on marsh creek road and they are still clearing it and this head-on collision occurred and you can see tow trucks are putting the damaged cars on to flat beds there and you can see the chp is there and it is pretty damaged cars although it does look like they are making some progress on brentwood and again t
and they are working towards having more information and we will bring that to you. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> bipartisan information bill gives homeland security $3 billion and 10 years to upgrade border enforcement. the goal continues surveillance of every inch of the border. legislation does not include a provision to stop immigrants from getting citizenship if enforcement benchmarks are not met. >>> rallies for immigrant rights were held here in the bay area and around the country yesterday. hundreds marked down market street in san francisco but they are worried about getting deported if they can't agree on immigration reform. organizers were protesting deportation and detention of low-level fine fans. >> it. >> yesterday afternoon firefighters responded to calls of a medical emergency. when they arrived on the scene the homeowner pulled a gun. the man's house was in foreclosure and wanted utilities turned back on. it is not clear if the homeowner was shot by police or if he shot himself. >>> entry into the powerball drawing is called a big success. more than $3 million
.m. six days a week and that could be done on sundays as well so be prepared if you use this area, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a new study says using cell phones while driving only in certain cases, why this study contains both good news and bad news. >>> gunshots are fired in an east san jose neighborhood and a victim and witnesses are found hiding. we will tell you what deputies think led up to this. . >>> let's put a tree right here and a bird up here and it is cold out there. temperatures will be in the 50s and 60s and breezy to windy, partly sunny skies to mostly sunny. >>> welcome back, good morning to you, here is a look at some of the top stories we are looking at as steve told you, some of the wind is hitting us here in the bay area and most of the bay area bridges are under wind advisories and later today wind gusts may hit up to 45 miles per hour in some bay area cities. >>> an old man is under an examination after firing at a firefighter. that bullet grazed the firefighter but he was not seriously hurt. >>> and today is the deadline for filing income taxes
and we have yet to hear back but as soon as we find that information, we will pass it along. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> police are investigating a fire that happened in san leandro overnight. this happened on beal avenue. firefighters say the home was being remodeled and nobody was living there at the time and no firefighters were hurt. >>> oakland police are releasing some shocking new details about the motive in the shooting death of an off-duty paramedic. quinn bauer was shot and killed on april 2 in the oakland hills. five teens have been arrested and police say the teens attacked him for fun. yesterday the teens were in juvenile detention for a hearing and they will be back on may 4th. >>> they are encouraging more people to ride their bikes as a mode of transportation. it will stand 7.5 feet tall and it will display the number of bicyclists that passed. >> very interesting. >>> time now 6:48 sal and the chopper it is busy because of major problems this morning. >>> incase you are just joining us, there was a crash about an hour and a half ago, this truck was badl
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